You can thank this man for the ability to receive your mail on your porch. Paul L.Downing invented the first mailbox in 1891. According to him it seemed a much simpler solution to giving some one a note. His original design was a metal box that stood on top of four metal legs. He called it a street letter box. Little could he know, centuries later it would manifest itself into a multi billion dollar industry. With companies making vast fortunes in their capabilities to deliver the business community with timely delivery of important documents.

One small idea that transformed our culture. What are you sitting on top of that seems small? You know the idea that you keep saying it does not matter to anyone? You just never know where that little idea will take you!